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Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 10:00pm EST
? >> oh, absolutely, steve jobs being the other natural exarn comparison. it's not just online shopping, amazon and jeff bezos has changed the way we read, with the kindle. and how companies run their businesses on amazon servers. >> he started with the books, took it to toys, all these other things out there, getting into supermarket online, you can buy your stuff and get it delivered to your house. but he also, part of his focus has really been from a corporate standpoint, on the consumer. focusing on consumer satisfaction, more than on huge profits. how has he managed to make that work? because the company really rarely has turned a significant profit. >> and the interesting thing about the amazon story is it hasn't always worked. at the beginning -- >> but it's gettin getting biggd bigger. >> in the dot-com boom, americans were fascinated but then it got pummeled. but only jeff bezos in seattle believed the e-commerce could work. and now people believe in him so much and the company so much they are willing to tolerate some of these losses. >> is it an important model, this sort of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 10:00pm EST
's three other things. steve sims suggest that kitty dukakis as involved in a flag burning. ronald reagan quips he's not going to pick on an invalid when it was ask whether dukakis was treated for depression. dukakis veetos a pledge of alliance law. >> and he didn't react passionately to a question of what he would do if his wife was attacked? >> that was october 13th. that was the nail in the coffin. all of these things was a democratic campaign at a high in july. >> let's go back to the helmet, the hat. you mentioned in the film and your article, that there is an unspoken rule, not even unspoken that candidates should not wear hats. and president obama mentioned it on receiving a football helmet from the navy team. >> pretty sharp. all right. there's a general rule, you don't put stuff on your head in you're president. that's politics 101. you never look good wearing something on your head >> that applies to presidential candidates. why did he do it. it's not just him. candidates have kept doing it since. >> it goes back to 1977, calvin coolag, had a headdress. jack kennedy thought he l
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 1:00am EST
things. things. steve sims suggest that kitty steve sims suggest that kitty dukakis as involved in a flag dukakis as involved in a flag burning. burning. ronald reagan quips he's not ronald reagan quips he's not going to pick on an going to pick on an invalid when invalid when it was ask whether dukakis was it was ask whether dukakis was treated for treated for depression. depression. dukakis veetos a pledge of dukakis veetos a pledge of alliance law. alliance law. >> and he didn't react >> and he didn't react passionately to a question of passionately to a question of what he would do if his wife was what he would do if his wife was attacked? attacked? >> that was october 13th. >> that was october 13th. that was the nail in the coffin. that was the nail in the coffin. all of these things was a all of these things was a july. july. >> let's go back to the helmet, >> let's go back to the helmet, the hat. the hat. you mentioned in the film and you mentioned in the film and your article, that there is an your article, that there is an unspoken rule, not even unspoken rule, not even unspoken
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 9:00am EST
the obamacare supporters, putting out an email targetting new york congressman steve israel and is read: >> was that a warning shot across the bow not just for red state democrats, but blue state democrats that they will be tarred with obamacare? >> yes, republicans have a strategy. john boehner announced the strategy after the end of the shutdown and when he spoke to the republican caucus. he said, "remember our strategy for stopping obamacare - it is tarted legislative strikes aimed at shattering the legislative coalition that the president used to force this law on the nation. namely what they want to do is split the democrats. they want to have democrats cowering in terror over having to run next year with a burden of defending the law, and the expectation is a lot of democrats will defect and the upton bill will pass the house. the danger is it could pass the senate. the president will veto it, it could be a situation with the democratic coalition shattered to pieces. that is the republican strategy. >> more than 3.5 years later after this was signed into law we are still discussin
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 1:00am EST
, and to have a steve show around it. what building are you looking to climb. >> i evaluate urban climbing, it has to be something that captures the imagination. you have to see it and think wow, that's something i want to climb. >> keep us posted where you end up climbing. jimmy, i want to ask you the chicken or the egg question. i know climbing is second nati e to alex. are you filming these guys because they're going to the extremes. or are these guys going to the extremes because you're filming them? >> i think it depends. it could be both. it could be either. you know, ultimately i think what alex does is really inspiring, and you know, they're not like normal athletes that we think about where you can watch them in the stadium or in a court and have love a lot of people watch the human potential. a big part of that is what i'm inspired to capture and share with people. >> it really seems like alex goes well beyond what would seem humanly possible. now we've got a social media question for you. let's go to hermela for that. >> alex, how do you get health insurance and do you have life
Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 10:00pm EDT
and panties and soup kitchens will face further strain. >>> joining me now is steve coen, really appreciate your time tonight, congressman your state is very dependant on food stamps. one in five residents is receiving food stamps. here we're showing a graphic that shows how california is losing $457 million as a result of this. of course they have a much larger population than tennessee, tennessee is losing $141 million. how much of an impact will this have on your state? >> it will be considerable in a state -- of course i'm most concerned about my district which is most of memphis. memphis is the poorest metropolitan region in the nation. so the cuts will have a very, very strong effect. snap payments were originally raised not only out of concern for the people who lost their jobs or got less pay because of the bush recession, the recession we're still in, but it has -- a stimulus effect because all of that money is spent, and it goes into grocers and people that produce the food, that ship the food and gets in the economy and helps the economy in general. it is going to hurt memphis an
Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)